Bhubaneshwar Tourism & Travel Guide

Set on the Mahanadi Delta, this place is one of the most modern and developing cities of the country. It is the capital of the state of Odisha and is named after Tribhuvaneshwar or the 'Lord of the three worlds'. It is also mentioned by the names of Shaivapitha and Ekam Kshetra in the early manuscripts and the history of the temples here also date back to 2000 years and even more. The main temples here are the Lingaraja, Dhauli, Udaygiri and Khandagiri and many more. The city is also well accomodated with shopping arcades, restaurants, good schools, colleges and universities. This city was commissioned separately in the year 1956 and since is the capital of the state.

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By Road: The closest metro city to Bhubaneshwar is Kolkata which is approximately a 12-hour drive (446 kms)....

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Opposite Old Town Police Station, Old Town, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Lingaraj Temple :The temple dedicated to Harihara, a combined deity form of Lord Vishnu and Shiva, is one of the major tourist attractions of the city. The central tower of Lingaraj Temple stands at a height of 180 feet and the temple complex contains 50 other shrines. Pandas/Priests at the entry approach for offering puja but we did not avail their service. There were only few people inside, we performed pooja here and poojari gave us a silver bilwapatra. Around the vicinity of the shrine, there are other temples of different gods and goddess.
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Mayur Bhawan, Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar 751007
The name of this park means the garden of the heavens. This has been declared as a sanctuary and is spread over the Chandaka Forest. The Kanjia Lake is also a part of this park. This park and sanctuary is mainly known for the variety of tigers here, especially the Royal Bengal Tiger and the white tigers. wildlife safaris are the main attractions here and guides and proper security facilities are also available to take care of all the tourists.
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Located in the South Western Part of Maharashtra, this is a small city on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is surrounded by the beautiful Sahyadri Hills. This place was once the administrative capital of the Bijapur Kingdom who also built a fort here in 1670. this fort was later strengthened by Chhatrapati Shivaji before the city was taken over by the British East India Company in the year 1818. This beautiful fort is the only one here and is known to be the destination where the last king of Burma, Thibaw and Veer Savarkar were confined. There are also a number of tourist attractions in and around this region including the Parashuram Temple, Pavas and caves of Chiplun, Khed, Dabhol, Sangameshwar, Gauhani Velgaum and Vade Padel. The Ganapatipule is a little away from the city and a very famous tourist attraction too. according to Indian mythology, during the Mahabharata, the Pandavas also visited this place during their 13th year and the king of this region accompanied both Pandavas and Kauravas to the battleground of Kurukshetra.


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